Over 30 women living with Female Genital Fistula are slated
to receive free surgeries and medical advice from May 23 until May 28, 2021.
This will be facilitated by
Safaricom Foundation which has partnered with Flying Doctors Society of Africa,
United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA), AMREF Health Africa and
Safaricom and Huawei have announced
the trial of an innovative new solution for restaurants dubbed ‘Scan &
The solution helps restaurants
digitise their menu and ordering systems enabling them to provide better
customer service, optimize their menu and pricing strategies, and leverage the
power of big data.
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Safaricom is set to launch Kenya’s first fifth-generation (5G) mobile internet services targeting major urban centres.
The service will be available in Nairobi and greater Western Kenya
including Kisumu, Kisii and Bungoma counties which routinely witness increased
The telco completed tests and trials for the upgraded
By Natasha Agunda | Telecom giant Safaricom is considering partnering with china’s Huawei as it rolls out its fifth generation (5G) network this year.
Safaricom acting Chief Executive Officer (CEO) said that
they will go ahead and use Huawei in 5G network.
The move is against the
Safaricom has announced the introduction of SIM cards with
the 0110 and 0111 prefixes at all Safaricom Shops and dealer outlets
The new-prefix sim cards will be available free of charge at
the outlets with customers only required to activate their lines with a top up
of KES 50
Safaricom has launched a Maternal, Neonatal and Child Healthcare
program in Baringo County aimed at reducing the County’s maternal and infant
According to research by Kenya Demographic and Health
survey, and UNICEF, at least 375 women die for every 100,000 who give birth and
31 infants die for
Safaricom has launched a disease outbreak alert service dubbed Safiri Smart which will enable subscribers to receive notifications in case of any disease outbreak.
The telecom has partnered with the Ministry of Health and Korea Telecom to launch the product in the country which will alert
Safaricom is considering lowering the customer charges on
its M-Pesa, M-Shwari and Fuliza amid pressure from the government to curb
unregulated digital lending platforms who charge Kenyans exorbitant monthly
According to the operator’s acting CEO Michael Joseph, rates
will be lowered to ease access of their products, a plan
Peter Ndegwa has been appointed as Safaricom’s Chief
Executive Officer, taking over from Michael Joseph who has been serving in an
interim capacity following the death of Bob Collymore.
His appointment marks a first as he is the first Kenyan to be
appointed to head Kenya’s biggest telco by
M-Pesa has been rated as one of the top 10 most influential
financial projects in the world by Project Management Institute (PMI) in its
2019 most influential project list.
According to Safaricom CEO Michael Joseph, the global
recognition came along with its commitment to financial inclusion in the